Welcome to Commonwealth Plywood’s Husky Veneer Division
Commonwealth Plywood is Canada’s leading manufacturer of rotary cut veneer.
We specialize in Rotary Veneer in the following species:
|Species available||Thicknesses available|
Our annual production is over 500,000,000 sq.ft. of rotary cut veneers.
Advantages of spliced & whole piece veneers:
- Select the grade you need (for example there are 27 grades available in birch stock panel size);
- No further clipping or jointing loss;
- No grade risk;
- Receive consistent quality at the price quoted;
- Know your costs;
- A dependable consistent supply;
- Choose specifications to your exact needs.
Advantages of rotary vs. flat sliced veneer:
- Thicker veneer;
- Less expensive (better pricing);
- Higher yield;
- Availability of whole piece (one piece) veneer.
Some common grades available
|Birch, Hard Maple and Basswood|
|Other grades also available|
|Select White Faces||All sapwood (light colour), book matched.|
|No2 White Faces||All sapwood (light colour), book and pleasing matched|
|No1 Face||“Natural” (heartwood and sapwood in same sheet), book matched.|
|No2 Sound||Heartwood and sapwood in same sheet, sound smooth surface.|
|No3 Solid||Natural semi-face grade, reasonably smooth surface.|
|No4 Back||A backing grade ideal for balancing panels where appearance is less important. Very economical pricing|
|No1 Face||Heartwood, red to brown in colour, book matched.|
|No2 Sound||Heartwood, smooth, sound veneer. Book and pleasing matched.|
|No3 Solid||Heartwood and sapwood, semi-face grade.|
|No4 Solide||Qualité semi-face ou de dos élevé, pouvant contenir du minéral. Prix très économique.|
|No4 Solid||Semi-face grade or high grade back, may contain some areas of mineral|
|No4 Back||Backing grade ideal for balancing panels where appearance is less important. Very economical pricing.|
Cut to size/ Made to order
Our cut to size division has the ability to produce your custom sizes in either long grain or cross grain. The veneer arrives at your factory ready for production.